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TPE 185

These smart trains tend to operated by TransPennine Express on its shorter-distance routes, which live up to their name by crossing the Pennine Hills on some beautiful journeys:

  • Manchester Piccadilly - Huddersfield - Leeds - Hull
  • Manchester Piccadilly - Shefffield - Doncaster - Scunthorpe - Grimsby - Cleethorpes
  • Manchester Airport- Manchester Piccadilly - Manchester Victoria - Leeds - York - Middlesbrough - Redcar
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At a Glance

Reservations

Available
Country

Which country these trains operate in.

Great Britain
Accessibility

Accessing the train

Wheelchair Spaces
Bikes Allowed
Time of Day

Day
Travel Passes
Eurail
InterRail
Other

On Board

First

Perks
Trolley Service:

A catering trolley with hot and cold drinks and snacks should be taken through the train at some point during its journey.

WiFi

A complimentary WiFi portal is available throughout this train.

Power Socket

The power sockets on this train are compatible with standard E.U. two point plugs.

The First Class seating area The First Class seating area
Note that some First Class seats offer individual comfort Note that some First Class seats offer individual comfort

In contrast to Standard Class, the First Class seating saloon;

  • is arranged 2+1 across the aisle instead of 2+2
  • has a table at every seat
  • has a plug socket at every seat
  • more leg room

The on-board catering on these trains is seemingly only available in 1st class.
The information on the TransPennine Express website states:
Catering is available on the majority of our services Monday – Friday from 07:00 – 18:30 and from 09:00 – 18:30 Saturday – Sunday. We serve a range of hot drinks and snacks in first class and have a range of products for retail sale,

Standard

Perks
Power Socket (UK)

The power sockets on this train are compatible with the standard 3-point plugs as typically used in the UK.

WiFi

A complimentary WiFi portal is available throughout this train.

The Standard Class seating saloon The Standard Class seating saloon
The info screens show the final destination and calling points The info screens show the final destination and calling points

When boarding these trains it can be worthwhile targeting the seats in the smaller saloons at each end of the coaches.

Travelling with bicycles

Travelling with non-folding bicycles:
These trains have dedicated bike spaces, but they must be reserved a minimum of 15 minutes prior to boarding.
You can either add a bike reservation when booking on the TransPennine website, or at later date on Twittter @TPEAssist or by calling 0345 600 1671.

Assisted Travel

On TP EXpress trains Assisted Travel can be booked up until two hours before departure, the dedicated team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

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